Sphyrna tiburio
bonnet head onnet head, bonnethead onnethead . (Zo["o]l.), small harmless hammerhead shark ({Sphyrna tiburio}) of the southern United States and West Indies, having a spade-shaped head; abundant in bays and estuaries.

Syn: shovelhead, bonnet shark, Sphyrna tiburo. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • bonnet head — onnet head, bonnethead onnethead . (Zo[ o]l.), small harmless hammerhead shark ({Sphyrna tiburio}) of the southern United States and West Indies, having a spade shaped head; abundant in bays and estuaries. Syn: shovelhead, bonnet shark, Sphyrna …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bonnethead — bonnet head onnet head, bonnethead onnethead . (Zo[ o]l.), small harmless hammerhead shark ({Sphyrna tiburio}) of the southern United States and West Indies, having a spade shaped head; abundant in bays and estuaries. Syn: shovelhead, bonnet… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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